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A Retrospective Cohort Study Evaluating wait times for total Joint Arthroplasty

Project ID: 2020-831 / TRIM 2023 0970 316 000

Principle Investigator: Emil Schemitsch

Description: The goals of the study are: (1) to evaluate the wait time influence post-operative complications following total hip and knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis; (2) to calculate the wait time influence pre- and post-operative opioid use in patients with osteoarthritis undergoing total hip and knee arthroplasty; (3) determine the type of revision surgery influence outcomes following revision TJR; (4) to examine patient, hospital, or provider characteristics are associated with longer wait times for TJR.

PIA Approved: June 4, 2022